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A Very British Artist: River and Rowing opens new permanent John Piper Gallery

A new permanent gallery at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, the home town of John Piper, has opened to celebrate the artist's life and work.

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Henry VIII's lost palace of Nonsuch - V&A acquires a painting that shows us what it looked like

A watercolour by the celebrated Flemish painter Joris Hoefnagel depicting Henry VIII's fabled lost palace of Nonsuch has been 'saved for the nation' by the V&A.

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Nine highlights from the Rupf Collection at Guggenheim Bilbao

A tour of some of the most impressive modernist and contemporary artworks in a leading Swiss collection, currently on show at the Guggenheim Bilbao for the first time.

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Jarvis Cocker curates a new exhibition in London based on his 90s Outsider Art series Journeys to the Outside

Nek Chand, the self-taught Indian who made an 18-acre rock sculpture garden, and St Eom, a visionary from Georgia responsible for a seven-acre artscape, are part of The Gallery of Everything.

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Gerald Laing: From Andy Warhol and Brigitte Bardot to Amy Winehouse and George W Bush, 21 of the artist's works

The first posthumous exhibition of British Pop artist and sculptor Gerald Laing has just opened at The Fine Art Society on the fifth anniversary of his death.

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10,000 miles on a dream: Keith Cunningham, the Royal College of Art great whose works were left unseen

Unseen Paintings, a new exhibition at London's Hoxton Gallery, is about to reveal some of the works left by artist Keith Cunningham in his studio following his death in 2014, says Mike Dempsey.

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The typo in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone which makes rare first editions worth a fortune

A rogue wand, misprinted on a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, could make some copies very rare. Bookseller Pom Harrington explains how to spot one.

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"I hardly ever think about where it's gonna go": Britain's 14-year-old "Old Master" on his North Norfolk inspiration

Ahead of his latest exhibition, a BBC film crew has been following life for Kieron Williamson, the brilliant 14-year-old artist whose paintings of North Norfolk have turned his family into reluctant......

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Ten tranquil landscapes from Adriaen van de Velde - a Dutch Golden Age great

Anyone mourning days spent on sunny beaches this winter will find much to enjoy at Dulwich Picture Gallery, where 60 of Adriaen van de Velde's uplifting landscapes are going on show. Here are ten.

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